The Resource American wife : A Novel., Curtis Sittenfeld, (electronic resource)

American wife : A Novel., Curtis Sittenfeld, (electronic resource)

Label
American wife : A Novel.
Title
American wife
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Curtis Sittenfeld
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband's presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House-and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, "almost in opposition to itself."A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice learned the virtues of politeness early on from her stolid parents and small Wisconsin hometown. But a tragic accident when she was seventeen shattered her identity and made her understand the fragility of life and the tenuousness of luck. So more than a decade later, when she met boisterous, charismatic Charlie Blackwell, she hardly gave him a second look: She was serious and thoughtful, and he would rather crack a joke than offer a real insight; he was the wealthy son of a bastion family of the Republican party, and she was a school librarian and registered Democrat. Comfortable in her quiet and unassuming life, she felt inured to his..
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
PerformerNote
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Label
American wife : A Novel., Curtis Sittenfeld, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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  • Duration: 23:25:04
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000169776
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (19 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
D8C7F11A-9BE8-4252-8A84-BAF62DCD4DF7
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
American wife : A Novel., Curtis Sittenfeld, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 23:25:04
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000169776
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (19 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
D8C7F11A-9BE8-4252-8A84-BAF62DCD4DF7
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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